The citywide diabetes-related deaths reached an all time high in 2011 and made up 10.8 percent of all city’s mortalities, according to a report by the city published this month.
That’s close to double what it was in 1990 when it was only 6 percent. This was happening at a time when the overall number of deaths in the city was decreasing.
Look below at how diabetes is affecting the city according to , or , or check out a prior blog post focusing on diabetes in Queens.
Diabetes-Related Deaths in NYC
Click on a community district to find out more information.
– Rates are per 100,000 population and age adjusted to the US 2000 Standard Population.
– Percent change calculated using three-year averages (1999-2001 for 2000 and 2009-2011 for 2010).
– Rates from Battery Park, Tribeca (MN01) and Midtown Business District (MN05) unreliable due to small number of deaths so they are not in the map.